Roll 'Em, Vol. 1

Roll 'Em, Vol. 1

by Benny Goodman

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Overview

Columbia has never coherently reissued their valuable 1939-46 Benny Goodman recordings. This LP is a bit confusing for it includes six aircheck performances from 1937-38 that are available elsewhere, along with ten studio recordings from 1939. The liner notes mistakenly say that the guitar solo on "Honeysuckle Rose" is by Arnold Covey; it is actually Charlie Christian. There is some excellent music on this LP but as a sampler it misses the mark.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074644058826
catalogNumber: 40588

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Benny Goodman   Primary Artist,Clarinet,Leader,Bandleader
Mildred Bailey   Vocals
Will Bradley   Trombone
Charlie Christian   Electric Guitar
Harry James   Trumpet
Gene Krupa   Drums
Ziggy Elman   Trumpet
Vido Musso   Tenor Saxophone
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone
Helen Ward   Vocals
Red Ballard   Trombone,Trumpet
Bus Bassey   Tenor Saxophone
Artie Bernstein   Bass,Upright Bass
Vernon Brown   Trombone
Buff Estes   Alto Saxophone
Nick Fatool   Drums
Fletcher Henderson   Piano
Harry Goodman   Bass,Upright Bass,String Bass
Chris Griffin   Trumpet
Gordon Griffin   Trumpet
Jerry Jerome   Tenor Saxophone
George Koenig   Alto Saxophone
Johnny Martel   Trumpet
Jimmy Maxwell   Trumpet
Murray McEachern   Trombone
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello   Alto Saxophone
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Art Rolline   Tenor Saxophone
Arthur Rollini   Tenor Saxophone
Hymie Schertzer   Alto Saxophone
Bruce Squires   Trombone
Jess Stacy   Piano
Ted Vesely   Trombone
Corky Cornelius   Trumpet
Louise Tobin   Vocals
Arnold Covey   Guitar
Arnold Corey   Guitar

Technical Credits

John Hammond   Producer
Irving Mills   Composer
Mary Lou Williams   Composer
Fletcher Henderson   Arranger,Composer
Larry Keyes   Engineer
Brian Peerless   Liner Notes
Allen Weinberg   Artwork
W. Benton Overstreet   Composer
Billy Higgins   Composer
H. Bliss Westin   Composer

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